Sarah Sullivan is the Data Analyst at the Mectizan Donation Program (MDP). She is responsible for developing and maintaining the program’s database, which will house 30 years of data on applications for, and treatment using, Mectizan. Sarah is also responsible for analyzing and reporting on this data to help the program assess current activities, inform future decision-making, and communicate MDP’s role in pushing toward the elimination of lymphatic filariasis and onchocerciasis.
Prior to this position, Sarah interned at the NTD Support Center and the CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, utilizing complex statistical techniques, particularly mixture models, to solve problems in infectious disease research. She also worked as a statistician at the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Research on Healthcare, analyzing data from federally funded research on health information technology and aging.
Sarah earned her Master of Science in Public Health from Emory University with a focus in Biostatistics. She also holds a dual BA/BS in History, Statistics and Economics from the University of Pittsburgh.